“ESG Ratings – Quo Vadis?” – Sustainable Brands – January 2, 2017

On January 2, 2017 Michael Laermann reported in Sustainable Bands that “(t)he ESG ratings industry is in full transition. Driven by demand from institutional investors and the awakening of the retail investment market, asset managers increasingly consider environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues an integral part of their investment approach.” The article concludes as follows: “Due to […]

“John Hancock Investments expands its sustainable investment lineup, launching two new ESG funds” – PR Newswire – December 14, 2016

In a press release published on PR Newswire on December 14, 2016 John Hancock announced “the addition of two new funds focused on integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues with fundamental security analysis: John Hancock ESG Core Bond Fund and John Hancock ESG International Equity Fund, managed by Breckinridge Capital Advisors and Boston Common […]